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  The third quarter showed further slowing of appreciation for single family homes, going from 7% appreciation to 1% over the prior quarter.  Condos, which had dropped 7% last quarter are also up 1% this quarter. Year-over-year, though, shows higher increases, with single family homes up 13% from...
    If you own a rental property, this is some good, common sense advice from Trulia: Top 8 Updates to Make Before Listing Your Unit - Trulia Pro Blog
Congratulations to Julie Favre, winner of last month's Trivia Question in Nielsen's Newsletter - my monthly emailed newsletter containing consumer and real estate news. Julie correctly answered "Stu Sutcliffe" to the question "Who was the original bassist for the Beatles, sometimes called the “fi...
When have you ever heard of a rental looking for a tenant with a dog? This is the lower flat of a single family home, occupied upstairs by a terrier and his caretakers, a warm and friendly couple. While it’s not a requirement that you have a dog, they would like a small caninecompanion to play wi...
Prices keep moving up in Marin, though at a slower pace than in the previous quarter.  This is a good thing, since continued appreciation at the recent rate may otherwise have created concern about a negative correction.  The median price of single family homes that sold in Marin during Q2 did cr...
Where else will you find another 4BR/2.5BA townhome with a garage in Tiburon's Reed school district? Enjoy carefree living in this 2-story townhome. Relax on the back deck and patio area with it's built-in planter boxes. You and your guests will enjoy the community pool and clubhouse and kids wil...
Spacious 3BR/2BA single story home with 2-car garage and level, landscaped back yard. Located in the beautiful La Vigne development, this home has an open floor plan, kitchen island, built-in microwave, gas cooktop, fireplace, dual pane windows and air conditioning. Views of the surrounding hills...
As a home buyer, it's understandable that you're on the lookout for a great house at a great price. But sometimes, the hunt for a stellar deal on your dream home can cause buyers to make slight miscalculations when it comes to determining the right offer price. Of course, in some markets and on s...
This 4BR/3.5BA property offers luxury, comfort, beauty and more... Located in Partridge Knolls, this house has a master suite, loft, master retreat, and gorgeous master bath. The house offers an open foyer, formal living and formal dining rooms. The chef's kitchen has granite counters, a breakfa...
Do you or someone you know have a home in Marin County that could accomodate guests while you're away? I manage a number of vacation rental properties and have more requests for vacationers than I have homes to place them in! Your home can be made available for as little as a weekend up to multip...

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Peter Nielsen's commentary on his experiences and views of the Marin County, California real estate market.